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The band's second album Different Light ( 1986 ) was more polished than its predecessor and, with the help of the worldwide No. 1 hit " Walk Like an Egyptian ", saw the band firmly in the mainstream.
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As the band's primary songwriter, Neil Finn was under pressure to create a second album to match their debut and the band joked that one potential title for the new release was Mediocre Follow-Up.
During the recordings for the band's second LP, Wood left the band taking cellist McDowell and horn player Hunt with him to form Wizzard.
The following year finally marked the release of Snow Patrol's second album ' When It's All Over We Still Have To Clear Up ', which, despite slightly disappointing initial sales, would eventually go gold in the wake of the band's later fame, along with their debut ' Songs For Polarbears '.
The following day's second Oakland concert was the band's final live appearance in the United States.
In the time between the release of the band's second seven-inch EP and the Out of Step record, the band briefly split when guitarist Lyle Preslar moved to Illinois to attend college for a semester at Northwestern University, Preslar was a member of Big Black for a few tempestuous rehearsals.
The reunited band featured an expanded lineup: Steve Hansgen joined as the band's bassist and Baker switched to second guitar.
The band's second single, " Who Can It Be Now ", was released in June 1981 and reached No. 1 on the Australian singles chart in August that year.
Curtis committed suicide on 18 May 1980, the day before Joy Division were scheduled to depart for their first American tour, and prior to release of the band's second album, Closer.
Pharao's second album The Return was released in the beginning of 1998, but despite the band's efforts, it did not achieve the chart success of their previous album.
It was with their second album, 1978's More Songs About Buildings and Food that the band began its long-term collaboration with producer Brian Eno, who had previously worked with Roxy Music, David Bowie, John Cale and Robert Fripp ; the title of Eno's 1977 song " King's Lead Hat " is an anagram of the band's name.
In January 1979, the Undertones recorded their eponymous debut album at Eden Studios in Acton, West London, using producer Roger Bechirian, whom the band had worked with for the first time the previous December, when Bechirian had produced the band's second single, " Get Over You ".
" Boss of Me " became the band's second top-40 hit in the UK which they performed on long running UK television programme Top of the Pops, and in 2002, won the duo a Grammy Award.
The band's second album, Rio Grande Mud, was released in 1972, receiving favorable reviews and limited radio play.
They were also stablemates at Blue Horizon, and Fleetwood Mac had asked Christine to play piano as a session musician for Peter Green's songs on the band's second album, Mr. Wonderful.
Fleetwood Mac's second album after the incorporation of Nicks and Buckingham, 1977's Rumours, produced four US Top 10 singles ( including Nicks's song " Dreams ", which was the band's first and only US number one ) and remained at No. 1 on the American albums chart for 31 weeks, as well as reaching the top spot in various countries around the world.
The band's second greatest hits compilation, Greatest Hits II, followed in October 1991, which is the eighth best-selling album of all time in the UK and has sold 16 million copies worldwide.
It was followed by a second compilation, The World Won't Listen – the title was Morrissey's comment on his frustration with the band's lack of mainstream recognition, although the album reached number two in the charts – and the single " Sheila Take a Bow ", the band's second ( and last during the band's lifetime ) UK top-10 hit.
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According to the band's website, although the group admired Holly ( and years later produced an album covering some of his songs ), their name was inspired primarily by the sprigs of holly in evidence around Christmas of 1962.
The Grateful Dead released part of this concert as Volume 30 of the band's Dick's Picks concert album series.
Courtney Michelle Harrison was born in 1964 in San Francisco, California, to Linda Carroll, now a psychotherapist, and Hank Harrison, a publisher who had some association with the Grateful Dead ; consequently, Love was included in a group picture on the back of the band's album Aoxomoxoa ( 1969 ).
In 1997, the band released a compilation album, My Body, The Hand Grenade, which featured material from the band's earliest recordings in 1989 up until 1995, and, in September 1998, released their third studio album, Celebrity Skin, which featured a stark power pop sound as opposed to the group's earlier punk rock influences.
" Machine Gun ", the instrumental title track from the band's debut album, became a staple at American sporting events, and is similarly featured in many films, including Boogie Nights and Looking for Mr. Goodbar.
At Capitol's behest, the band's name was changed to Crowded House, which alluded to the lack of space at the West Hollywood apartment they shared during the recording of the album Crowded House.
The album was released in June 2010, in time for the band's appearance at the West Coast Blues & Roots Festival near Perth, Western Australia.
A new compilation album, The Very Very Best of Crowded House, was released in October 2010 to celebrate the band's 25th anniversary.
No mention of this album has been made on the band's official website or Twitter page, which suggests that they are not involved with its release.
Bassist Nick Seymour, who is also an artist, designed or co-designed all of the band's album covers and interior artwork.
The album was played as two continuous pieces of music on the two sides of the vinyl and produced the band's two biggest hit singles, " Kayleigh " and " Lavender ".
1: The Miracle and the Sleeper ", which was released on the band's 1992 breakthrough album, Images and Words, and is followed by the 2005 album " Octavarium ".
Although it did not achieve the same levels of commercial success as the band's later releases ( it reached # 73 on the Billboard 200 ), it has been hailed by many fans and critics as Dream Theater's masterpiece and the band's defining album.
" Pull My Strings " was never recorded for a studio release, though the performance at the Bay Area Music Awards, which was the first and only time the song was ever performed, was released on the band's compilation album Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death.
The band's album debut, Tin Machine ( 1989 ), was initially popular, though its politicised lyrics did not find universal approval: Bowie described one song as " a simplistic, naive, radical, laying-it-down about the emergence of neo-Nazis "; in the view of biographer Christopher Sandford, " It took nerve to denounce drugs, fascism and TV [...] in terms that reached the literary level of a comic book.
Also in 1979 Rhino Records released Devotees, a tribute album, containing a set of covers of the band's songs interspersed with renditions of popular songs in Devo's style.
After Wood's departure following the band's debut record, Lynne wrote and arranged all of the group's original compositions and produced every album.
For the band's fourth album, Eldorado, A Symphony, a concept album about a daydreamer, Lynne stopped overdubbing strings and hired an orchestra and choir instead.
It would be the band's final album of all-new material, and lead singer Holly Johnson would leave the band following the corresponding world tour, followed by a flurry of lawsuits from ZTT.